The Watercooler is PrideStaff's blog covering trends and tips for successfully managing issues in the workplace, such as: retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.


Short-Term Hiring Outlook

By PrideStaff Posted in Hiring Tips, Recruiting, PrideStaff News

Hiring? It's on the rise. In fact, PrideStaff's latest research study shows that more companies are planning to increase hiring substantially in the next six months.


Our online survey, conducted in May 2014 with nearly 1,000 individuals, was designed to gauge workforce and hiring trends. Among other things, the survey asked respondents to forecast their short-term hiring plans.

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How to Use LinkedIn Groups To Find a Job

By PrideStaff Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Looking for work? PrideStaff, a national staffing service, shares tips for using LinkedIn groups to find a job.
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How Do Your Nonverbal Cues Come Across in an Interview?

By PrideStaff Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

How do you respond under stressful conditions (like a job interview)?


Are you "cool, calm and collected?" Or do you fidget, sweat and breathe rapidly?


The nonverbal cues you send tell a hiring manager a lot during an interviewer – as much as, or even more than, what you say. Some studies break communication down this way:

  • 55% body language
  • 38% intonation
  • 7% verbal


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Columbia, SC Employment Agencies

By PrideStaff Posted in Hot Jobs

The best jobs in Columbia, SC are right here! View some of our top job openings in Columbia, SC.
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Infographic: 2014 Hiring Trends

By PrideStaff

In May 2014, PrideStaff conducted an online survey to gauge workforce and hiring trends across the U.S. This infographic offers an interesting look at the results.
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PrideStaff Live: Free Hiring Outlook Webinar

By PrideStaff Posted in PrideStaff News

At PrideStaff, we’re always looking for new ways to help you overcome your toughest business challenges. Through our Innovations LIVE webinar series, we’ve partnered with some of the world’s leading experts to tackle your biggest HR, recruiting and talent management issues.


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